Deals and Transactions http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/567/0 en CFTC approves supplement to position limits proposal http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/27/239999/cftc-approves-supplement-position-limits-proposal <p><strong><em>The US CFTC has approved a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal that will modify the procedures for persons seeking exemptions from speculative position limits for non-enumerated bona fide hedging. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/27/239999/cftc-approves-supplement-position-limits-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 27 May 2016 07:20:41 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239999 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Neptune continues expansion with integration into Fidessa's Buy-side OMS platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/26/239946/neptune-continues-expansion-integration-fidessas-buy-side-oms-platform <p><em><strong>Neptune, the open standards network utility for pre-trade indications in bond markets, has completed connectivity to Fidessa&#39;s buy-side OMS platform to distribute high quality pre-trade data to assist the buy-side with liquidity and price discovery utilising their existing workflows.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/26/239946/neptune-continues-expansion-integration-fidessas-buy-side-oms-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 26 May 2016 08:39:17 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239946 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Citibank to pay USD250m over attempted manipulation and false reporting of US dollar ISDAFIX benchmark swap rates http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/26/239942/citibank-pay-usd250m-over-attempted-manipulation-and-false-reporting-us-dollar-isd <p><em><strong>The US CFTC has ordered Citibank to pay a USD250 million civil monetary penalty to settle charges that it attempted to manipulate, and made false reports concerning, the US Dollar International Swaps and Derivatives Association Fix (USD ISDAFIX), a global benchmark for interest rate products.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/26/239942/citibank-pay-usd250m-over-attempted-manipulation-and-false-reporting-us-dollar-isd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 26 May 2016 08:33:47 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239942 at http://www.hedgeweek.com American Beacon partners with Man Group for new Emerging Market Debt Fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/24/239832/american-beacon-partners-man-group-new-emerging-market-debt-fund <p><strong><em>American Beacon Advisors, a provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, has launched the American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/24/239832/american-beacon-partners-man-group-new-emerging-market-debt-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 24 May 2016 08:15:30 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239832 at http://www.hedgeweek.com EBS BrokerTec completes rebrand of EBS Treasury http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/23/239798/ebs-brokertec-completes-rebrand-ebs-treasury <p><strong><em>EBS BrokerTec, ICAP&#39;s electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has completed a rebrand of the product formerly known as MyTreasury and launched EBS Treasury as a cash and FX liquidity management centre for treasurers.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/23/239798/ebs-brokertec-completes-rebrand-ebs-treasury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Mon, 23 May 2016 08:42:44 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239798 at http://www.hedgeweek.com GMEX Avenir Warehouse Receipt System goes live at Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/19/239728/gmex-avenir-warehouse-receipt-system-goes-live-agricultural-commodity-exchange-afr <p><strong><em>Phase 2 of GMEX Technologies&rsquo; project to implement the warehouse receipt system AvenirWRS at the Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) in Malawi, is now live.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/19/239728/gmex-avenir-warehouse-receipt-system-goes-live-agricultural-commodity-exchange-afr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 19 May 2016 15:18:32 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239728 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Cordium and Knadel form strategic alliance http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/18/239676/cordium-and-knadel-form-strategic-alliance <p><strong><em>Cordium has formed a strategic alliance with specialist management consultancy Knadel allowing the provision of bespoke solutions to the many firms who are faced with the prospect of reviewing and enhancing their operating model, risk controls and regulatory adherence.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/18/239676/cordium-and-knadel-form-strategic-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 18 May 2016 14:34:10 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239676 at http://www.hedgeweek.com GCube targets US weather risk market http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/18/239646/gcube-targets-us-weather-risk-market <p><strong><em>GCube has responded to increasing demand from US wind project-financed wind operators, notably those refinancing or going through acquisitions, by strengthening its underwriting team and rolling out its unique Weather Risk Transfer mechanism across the North American market.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/18/239646/gcube-targets-us-weather-risk-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 18 May 2016 08:28:26 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239646 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Silverdale Capital adopts ClearStructure’s Sentry PM http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/17/239622/silverdale-capital-adopts-clearstructure%E2%80%99s-sentry-pm <p><strong><em>Singapore-based Silverdale Capital is implementing ClearStructure&#39;s front-to-back office portfolio management solution, Sentry PM, which is designed to help clients streamline operational workflows, increase investor transparency and lower total cost of ownership.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/17/239622/silverdale-capital-adopts-clearstructure%E2%80%99s-sentry-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 17 May 2016 14:15:35 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239622 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CME Group expands base metals offering with new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/17/239592/cme-group-expands-base-metals-offering-new-aluminum-a380-alloy-sp-global-platts-fu <p><strong><em>CME Group is expanding its base metals offering with the introduction of a new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&amp;P Global Platts) futures contract, which will begin trading on 6 June, 2016.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/17/239592/cme-group-expands-base-metals-offering-new-aluminum-a380-alloy-sp-global-platts-fu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 17 May 2016 08:17:56 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239592 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Linedata partners with Sycamore to provide full service hedge fund solution in China http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/13/239471/linedata-partners-sycamore-provide-full-service-hedge-fund-solution-china <p><em><strong>Linedata has partnered with Sycamore Investment Services in Shanghai, to provide a complete front to middle-office service to the hedge fund community in China.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/13/239471/linedata-partners-sycamore-provide-full-service-hedge-fund-solution-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 13 May 2016 06:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239471 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Options deploys Fortinet to enhance email and network security http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239414/options-deploys-fortinet-enhance-email-and-network-security <p><strong><em>Options, a managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has selected Fortinet to optimise key aspects of the firm&rsquo;s email and network security, and enable enhanced cybersecurity capabilities for client firms.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239414/options-deploys-fortinet-enhance-email-and-network-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 11 May 2016 15:26:14 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239414 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC issues proposed amendment to 2013 Final Order regarding RTOs and ISOs http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239367/cftc-issues-proposed-amendment-2013-final-order-regarding-rtos-and-isos <p><strong><em>The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a proposed amendment to a final order the CFTC issued on 28 March, 2013 that exempted certain specified transactions of six Regional Transmission Organisations and Independent System Operators (RTO-ISO Order) from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC regulations.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239367/cftc-issues-proposed-amendment-2013-final-order-regarding-rtos-and-isos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 11 May 2016 08:22:08 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239367 at http://www.hedgeweek.com DTCC signs MoU on cooperation with KRX http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239354/dtcc-signs-mou-cooperation-krx <p><strong><em>The Depository Trust &amp; Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and the Korea Exchange (KRX), the sole securities and derivatives exchange operator in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate with each other on a Trade Repository (TR) solution in Korea.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239354/dtcc-signs-mou-cooperation-krx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 10 May 2016 15:29:55 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239354 at http://www.hedgeweek.com 100 Women in Hedge Funds and SkillForce launch partnership with LSE ceremony http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/09/239294/100-women-hedge-funds-and-skillforce-launch-partnership-lse-ceremony <p><strong><em>100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) has participated in London Stock Exchange&rsquo;s market open ceremony with SkillForce, the 2016 beneficiary of 100WHF&rsquo;s UK philanthropic initiatives.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/09/239294/100-women-hedge-funds-and-skillforce-launch-partnership-lse-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Mon, 09 May 2016 14:54:40 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239294 at http://www.hedgeweek.com